Tuition & Financing

Lindsey Wilson College, an accredited nonprofit institution, offers some of the lowest tuition rates among top online universities through its Lindsey Online program. And you may qualify for grants and loans that will make Lindsey Online's low tuition rates even more affordable.

Lindsey Online is committed to helping you complete your degree. That's why we'll work with you to make sure you receive credit for the work you've already done by providing prior learning credit options for our degree programs.

To help you reach your educational goals as quickly and affordably as possible, we work to maximize the number of transfer credits you can apply towards your degree. We'll help you get credit for work you've already done, and earn more credit in ways that meet your schedule and learning style. To accelerate your journey to graduation and keep your costs down, we offer up to 25% of the required credit hours for prior learning toward your Master's degree: The following guidelines and methods are acceptable for validating prior learning for the purpose of awarding credit.

We know that college-level learning can take place at work and in life. If you have achieved college-level learning, you can earn college credit by

  • passing national for-credit examination programs, specifically CLEP (the College Board College Level Examination) and Advanced Placement exams.
  • recommendations from American Council on Education (ACE) if approved by the appropriate program.
  • submitting Individual portfolios evaluated by the CAEL's (Council for Adult and Experiential Learning) national prior learning assessment service, or by Lindsey Wilson College faculty.


Lindsey Online tuition and fees are charged per credit hour and do not differ for in-state versus out-of-state students.
Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Summer 2023 Online per hour rate
Graduate $491
Graduation Fee $60
Technology Fee $58

Financial Aid

More than 95% of Lindsey Wilson students receive some form of financial aid. Caring about your education, Lindsey Online is committed to helping you through the financial aid process. Our staff is available to answer your questions about your financial needs, and get you on the fast track toward accomplishing your educational and life goals. ** If you have questions about or need assistance applying for Financial Aid contact the Lindsey Wilson Online Representative at or call 1-800-264-0138

Financial Assistance for Your Online Education

The true cost of a college education is an important consideration and we want to make sure you're comfortable with knowing what options you have available to you. Lindsey Online strives to make it as affordable as possible to achieve your academic goals.

Prospective students who are employed should check with their employer as many organizations have tuition reimbursement programs.


Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan: This loan program enables graduate students with good credit histories to borrow an educational loan from the Department of Education. The grad student must be enrolled in at least half-time. There is no grace period for these loans.

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan: This is a non-need-based educational loan from the Department of Education. The student is responsible for the interest during in-school and deferment periods. All students that accept the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan must complete the online Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note (MPN). to complete the Entrance Counseling and MPN.

Student Loan Entrance Counseling: Every student who accepts a Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized loan must complete the Entrance Counseling process at Loan money cannot be disbursed to a student account until the Entrance Counseling is complete.

Student Loan Exit Counseling: Before leaving school, every student who borrowed a Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized loan must complete the Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Exit Counseling at

Private/Alternative Loan: Visit FASTChoice to learn more about Private/Alternative Loans.

For more information about financial aid, please visit our Financial Aid Page.